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MIAMI, FL - April 11: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat takes a shot against the Indiana Pacers at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on April 11, 2014. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory copyright notice: Copyright NBAE 2014 (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Back Atop East, Beat Pacers 98-86

LeBron James scored 36 points, and the Miami Heat moved back atop the Eastern Conference standings by running past the Indiana Pacers 98-86 on Friday night.

04/11/2014

4. Miami Heat (53-23)

Heat, Pacers Face Off In Biggest Game Of The Season

The winner of tonight’s Heat Pacers game will be atop the East and in position to host Game 7 of conference finals.

CBS Miami–04/11/2014

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Pacers, Heat Still Fighting For East No. 1 Seed

For the last six weeks, Indiana and Miami haven’t exactly looked like NBA title contenders.

04/10/2014

4. Indiana Pacers (46-17)

Pacers Looking Up At The Heat

As the Miami Heat appear to be close to hitting their playoff stride, the Heat’s top competition in the Eastern Conference appears to be collapsing under the pressure of trying to knock off the Heat.

CBS Miami–04/07/2014

MIAMI, FL - March 31: Udonis Haslem #40 of the Miami Heat shoots the ball against the Toronto Raptors at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on March 31 2014.  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Pull Ahead Of Pacers With 9 Games Left

The Miami Heat made it somewhere Monday night the team hasn’t been since the beginning of the season, first place in the Eastern Conference.

CBS Miami–04/01/2014

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Heat On Cusp Of 1st Place With Raptors Coming To Town

Despite posting just a 9-8 record in the month of March, Miami has a chance to do something not many thought was possible a few weeks ago, move into first place in the Eastern Conference.

03/31/2014

Miami Heat v Indiana Pacers

Pacers Use Rally Late To Beat Heat 84-83

Paul George scored 23 points and Roy Hibbert had 21, leading the Indiana Pacers back from a seven-point fourth-quarter deficit for an 84-83 victory over the Miami Heat on Wednesday night.

03/26/2014

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Heat & Pacers Set For Big Late Season Clash Wednesday

The Miami Heat can pull even in the loss column with the Indiana Pacers this year if LeBron and company can go into Bankers Life Fieldhouse Wednesday night and knock off Indiana at home. But that’s a lot easier said than done.

CBS Miami–03/26/2014

Indiana Pacers v Miami Heat

After 3 Months Apart, Heat, Pacers To Meet Again

Heat forward Chris Bosh has a confession: Games at this time of year simply mean more to him than games in December.

03/25/2014

Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans handles the ball against the Miami Heat on March 22, 2014 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Source: Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Lost For Answers On Recent Losing Streak

After losing again over the weekend, the questions surrounding the Miami Heat ahead of the playoffs are growing as the team tries to stop a streak of seven losses in the last 11 games.

CBS Miami–03/24/2014

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